Phar Lap – Huge Wins, Mysteries, & Assassins

May 03, 12:39 PM

The month of May brings big horse racing. The Triple Crown gets underway with the Kentucky Derby on May 5, and there will be plenty of action. In the spirit of the Sports of Kings, True Gambling Stories brings you a unique story from horse racing's past.

Phar Lap was one of Australia's greatest champions, but was surrounded by mystery. That includes an interesting assassination attempt before the nation's biggest races, and then a mysterious death in California that shocked the sports world. sit back and enjoy!